Eight people feared dead in Pakistan garrison town blasts

Other News Materials 21 August 2008 14:38 (UTC +04:00)

At least eight people were feared dead Thursday after two simultaneous explosions ripped through a garrison town in northern Pakistan, media reports said, dpa reported.

The blasts targeted the workers of an ordnance factory in the Wah Cantonment area, about 30 kilometres north-west of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.

One of the explosions took place near a cordon at the gates of Wah Ordnance Factories while the second occurred at the main entrance to the town, the Urdu-language Express news channel said.

More than 30 people were injured in the attacks, Express said.